"Morris Multimedia is a fine company to work for and I will work to expand our delivery coverage in both counties," Herbert said.
Herbert is a veteran of newspaper circulation, having started as a paper boy at the age of 12 in his home town of Chicago. As an adult he went to work for the agency delivering the Chicago Tribune and Sun-Times. In 1974 he moved to Georgia to work in the circulation department of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He stayed with the AJC for 20 years before becoming a member of the staff at the Athens Banner-Herald. After a year in Athens he went to work for Triple Crown Media for 14 years as an employee of the Gwinnett Daily Post and then the Rockdale Citizen.
"We are excited to have someone with his circulation experience on board," said Pat Cavanaugh, general manager of The News.
Herbert and his wife of 28 years, Christie, have a 26-year-old son, William Jr. He enjoys golfing, gardening and riding motorcycles.